Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Papers of a Confederate Army officer and Northport, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama resident, including his diary from the final months of the Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1866 - 1884
Overview Papers, correspondence, and photographs documenting the life and military career of Lieutenant General Thomas W. Herren of Dadeville, Alabama
Abstract A copy of the 1861 diary written by a former U.S. Navy officer who sided with the Confederacy. It describes his efforts to acquire ships and position coast defenses, and his travels to Ireland, London and Paris. The original is in the University of North Carolina Southern Historical Collection, Chapel Hill.
Abstract Contains a photocopy of a typescript of the diary this Union officer with the 11th Illinois Infantry kept from before and during his capture in Tennessee. He provides fairly detailed descriptions of life as a prisoner of war in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and other southern cities.
Dates: 1862 - 1865
Abstract Transcript of a diary created by a Union soldier who served in Company H of the 124th Regiment of the Illinois Infantry and mustered out in 1865.
Abstract Civil War diary of a soldier from Marengo County, Alabama. It contains entries describing camp life, marching, and fighting in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Georgia; including the Battles of Gettysburg, Chickamauga, and Lookout Mountain.